Tag Archives: Money Coaches Canada

Setting New Financial Goals during the Pandemic

By Sheila Walkington,  co-founder and CFO Money Coaches Canada It’s been almost six months since phrases like; shelter-in-place, work from home, physical distancing, and social bubbles, have become part of the daily conversation. Wearing a mask in public started out … Continue reading

Posted in Money Coaching, Relationship to money, Retirement savings


The Financial Realities of Retirement during the COVID-19 Pandemic

By Karin Mizgala, co-founder and CEO Money Coaches Canada These are disquieting times. The way we live has been upended. For many Canadians, after their physical health, their financial well-being has been top-of-mind. And while many financial investments have bounced … Continue reading

Posted in Budgeting and Cash Flow, Money Coaching, Retirement savings


Is Financial Freedom Still Possible?

By Karin Mizgala, co-founder and CEO Money Coaches Canada COVID-19 has rattled us to the core. It has threatened our health and taken lives. It has damaged our economy and taken livelihoods. It has physically kept us apart, yet we … Continue reading

Posted in Budgeting and Cash Flow, Investing, Money Coaching, Relationship to money, Retirement savings


Will Impact Investing Thrive in a Post COVID-19 World?

By Karin Mizgala, co-founder and CEO Money Coaches Canada We invest to secure our future, and for years that predominantly meant securing our financial future. With that end in mind, a significant criterion for choosing an investment was its financial … Continue reading

Posted in Investing, Money Coaching


5 Ways to Lessen the Impact of COVID-19 on Your Retirement Plans

By Karin Mizgala, co-founder and CEO Money Coaches Canada This is a hard time to focus on the future. If your employment or income has been impacted by COVID-19, understandably your short-term security and immediate bills are your primary concern. … Continue reading

Posted in For your information, Investing, Money Coaching, Relationship to money, Retirement savings


5 Tips for Surviving Economic Uncertainty

By Karin Mizgala, co-founder and CEO Money Coaches Canada It certainly has been a challenging start to Spring as we’re all grappling to make sense of the events around us. What will the immediate impact be on our jobs, businesses, … Continue reading

Posted in For your information, Investing


Ask a Money Coach: Which Tax Software Would You Recommend?

Few people look forward to tax time, but with the help of a good software program it doesn’t have to take long or be painful. Most of the well-known options available to Canadians are quite similar, so how do you … Continue reading

Posted in Ask Your Money Coach, For your information, Money Coaching, taxes


Exchange Traded Funds: Everything You Wanted to Know But Were Afraid to Ask

By Karin Mizgala, Co-Founder and CEO Money Coaches Canada Most Canadians are very familiar with mutual funds. In simple terms, a mutual fund is made up of a collection of individual stocks, bonds or other securities carefully chosen by a fund … Continue reading

Posted in Financial Literacy, For your information, Investing


Should You Help Your Kids Buy a Home? 3 Questions You Need to Ask Yourself Before You Ante Up

By Karin Mizgala, co-founder and CEO Money Coaches Canada     Buying a home, especially for first time buyers, has  become increasingly challenging over the last decades. In 1985, according to the Toronto Estate Board, the average home in the city … Continue reading

Posted in Kids and Money, Money Coaching, Retirement savings, Will & Estate Planning


Should I take CPP at age 60?

By Barbara Knoblach, PhD, CFP® The calendar has flipped, and we have a new year ahead. Bring on 2020. The kids are back at school; homework, lessons and sports practice have begun to fill the family calendar again. Summer holidays … Continue reading

Posted in Ask Your Money Coach, For your information